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In Bishop Joseph Hall's Characters of Vertues and Vices, the Flatterer's "tongue walkes ever in one track of unjust praises, and can no more tell how to discommend, than to speak true.
We have had a Papist Queen But another may be seen In Attire far more mean Yet none can discommend her For we find humility, In a Royal Dignity.
As the Eve passage illustrates, her approach makes it possible to look in a new way at what some would discommend as Milton's sexist views.